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    History Of Asghar Mall College Rawalpindi Girls

  • Veteran Asghar Khan's funeral prayers offered in Rawalpindi

    Civil and military leaders, including Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman, attended the state funeral of Air Marshal retired Asghar Khan that were held at Nur Khan Airbase in Rawalpindi on Saturday...

    He leaves behind his wife Amina Asghar Khan, his son Ali Asghar Khan and four siblings...

  • Asghar eager to make history in Brisbane

    KARACHI: Although still a teenager, Mohammad Asghar believes he is ready to serve Pakistan cricket team after being inducted as the 17th player in the national squad touring Australia...

    It will be certainly something everybody in the province in which I was born to represent the country in the highest form of international cricket,” Asghar said with a broad smile on his face...

  • A symbol of Rawalpindi’s pluralistic history

    In a densely populated part of the city stands a 104-year-old building, now the Government Postgraduate College Asghar Mall, which bears the marks of the historical pluralism of Rawalpindi...

    In 1948, the building became the first government-run college in the Rawalpindi division...

  • Committees formed to probe death of student at Rawalpindi college

    The Punjab Higher Education Department on Friday ordered the creation of two committees to probe the death of a 20-year-old university student whose body was found in a hostel in Rawalpindi's Government Post-Graduate College for Girls on Friday...

    The source claimed that Fatima had died to the negligence of the college administration...

  • REVIEW:A history of violence:A Brief History of Seven Killings

    Marlon James’s Booker prizewinning novel A Brief History of Seven Killings is a fantastic attempt at recounting the attack on Marley through a variety of eccentric, rowdy and colourful characters that provide, to a reasonable extent, a clear, albeit bloody, insight into the violence-stricken Jamaica of the 1970s and ’80s (the story moves further ahead)...

    Here’s how A Brief History of Seven Killings moves into first gear by virtue of...

  • A Leaf From History: A history of ethnic violence

    Sociologists also trace the history of Karachi’s ethnic conflagarations to the 1960s after then president Gen Ayub Khan initiated a plan to settle Pakhtuns — his own ethnic group — in the city...

    In April 1985, Bushra Zaidi, a college student in Karachi, was killed in a traffic accident...

  • Lively discussions at LLF event in London on history, girls’ education

    LONDON: Speaking at the second annual Lahore Literary Festival (LLF) in London, Malala Yousafzai, Pakistan’s only living Nobel laureate, repeated her call for girls in Pakistan and around the world to have greater access to education...

    Malala, now 20 and who has been in Oxford University for four weeks, said she is trying to focus on her studies of philosophy, politics and economics whilst continuing her work for girls’ education... ...

  • Girls college teachers protest ‘manhandling’ by officials

    ABBOTTABAD: The teachers of Government Girls Degree College No 1, Abbottabad, on Wednesday protested alleged manhandling of the principal and teachers by the assistant commissioner and ASP police, and demanded action against them...

    Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Colleges Teachers Association has set a two-day deadline for action against the officers for entering the college along with police personnel and allegedly misbehaving with the college...

  • Two girls found playing 'Blue Whale' game in Jhelum, expelled from college

    Two female college students in Jhelum were found to have been playing the dangerous Blue Whale challenge, a game that encourages self-harm and eventual suicide among its victims, after it emerged that they had inflicted injuries on their arms with a blade...

    The two girls, who were students of grade 11 and 12 at Government Girls Degree College Pind Dadan Khan in Jhelum, were expelled from the college after the revelation, officials...

  • Karak girls’ college without principal

    KARAK: The parents have demanded of the authorities to fill the vacant posts of teachers the girls’ degree college, Karak, including its principal, or they would stage protests...

    The parents, including Zahir Gul, Sabir Shah, Sadat Khan, Gul Abbas and others, told Dawn here on Saturday that post of the principal had long been vacant, affecting the functioning of the college...

  • F-7 girls college to get varsity status

    Tariq Fazal Chaudhry on Tuesday said the federal government was committed to giving university status to Islamabad Model Postgraduate College for Girls F/7-2...

    Addressing students at Qirat and Naat competition on Tuesday at the college, he said that this institution would be upgraded to university level...

  • Nixor College Red clinch girls throwball title

    KARACHI: Nixor College Red beat Nixor College White 2-0 to win the Jinnah Cup Girls Throwball Tournament here on Sunday...

    The event was organised by the Sindh Throwball Association in collaboration with the Pakistan Throwball Federation (PTF) and Nixor College...

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